Almost a third of all grades issued by Long Beach Unified teachers in the first quarter of this school year were D’s or F’s, a massive jump compared to the previous year, according to LBUSD data.
For students of color from disadvantaged neighborhoods, the consequences of a now 11-month closure due to the coronavirus might be especially dire, as officials worry they are losing gains in academics made before the pandemic arrived last March.
Ex-superintendent Carl Cohn argued that Gov. Gavin Newsom should bargain directly with statewide unions for teachers and classified staff, simplifying a tangled process of reopenings across the state.
La fase 1b, el grupo elegible para la vacuna que incluye a los maestros, también incluye otros grupos como las personas mayores de 75 años, los oficiales correccionales, la policía y los trabajadores de alimentos.
LBUSD Superintendent Jill Baker explains where her school district stands on vaccines and reopening campuses for in-person learning.
“The plan fails to address the needs of the urban school districts that serve nearly a quarter of California students, almost all of whom live below the poverty level,” the letter opens.
Jordan High School’s auditorium renovation project—part of a decade-long masterplan to update the campus—is nearing completion.
Of the 90 LBUSD coronavirus cases in December, 74 were employees and just nine were students.
The Long Beach Unified School District is expected to receive $99.4 million in COVID relief funding meant to be spent on and help with any COVID-related expenses—which could range from anything from personal protective equipment to tech for distance learning, officials announced over the holidays.
A partir de enero, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Long Beach está planeando solicitar una exención para reabrir algunas escuelas para estudiantes entre el kinder y el segundo grado, según la superintendente Jill Baker.